Issued in autumn 1971 the Jubilee Beetle – celebrated the 20 millionth Volkswagen produced.
A Standard 1300, 1302 (1300) and 1302 S (1600) Super Beetle in L13M Saturngelb/ Saturn Yellow paintwork. The package featured Sprintstar wheels, a heated rear window, padded dashboard, reversing lights, fresh air blower, wiper delay switch with intermittent wash-wipe, Black Leatherette high back seats. Also included were a certificate and dash plaque. 15,000 produced for all of Europe which included 1,100 for Austria. 300 for the Republic of Ireland in Texas Yellow built locally as a 1200 or 1300 Standard in February 1972 – highback black basketweave seats, padded dash and notably with standard wheels and hubcaps.
Information kindly provided by Jan Walter from ‘Der Kafer lebt’, Michael Klier, Weiahaupt Verlag, Graz (A), 1994 3-900310-99-8.